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Series teasers are where you try to complete the sequence of a series of letters, numbers or objects.

 

Puzzle ID:#167
Fun:*** (2.21)
Difficulty:*** (2.19)
Category:Series
Submitted By:trojan5x***
Corrected By:shenqiang

 

 

 



1, 5, 17, 53...

What are the next three numbers?




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Comments

jimbo*au*
Sep 27, 2003

Add 4, add 12 , add 36 , add 108 , each time adding 3 times the previous amount.
darthforman**
May 22, 2005

i didn't get it
PineappleMamaAus*
Mar 07, 2006

I figured it out the same way jimbo did. Saw the pattern in the differences. If that makes any sense!
blackmarket69**
Mar 08, 2006

hahahahahahahaha
i missed it by a mile
Mellew*us*
Mar 30, 2006

i figured it out jimbo's way 2 it seemed the easiest 2 me
Mellew*us*
Mar 30, 2006

P.S. It does Pineapple mama
spazzyjazzy93Aus*
Apr 05, 2006

ooooooooohhh, i actually got it! i never get the series ones! yay! it was a good teaser
elshawnoAus*
May 22, 2006

hmmm...

WAY OFF!!!!!

mwahahahahaa!!!
(user deleted)
Jun 01, 2006

SO DAM EASY

PS: DARTHFORMAN IS AN IDIOT AND JIMBO IS A STUPID NAME
HScott13Aen*
Jul 01, 2006

Saw the pattern (x3+2) straight away. Didn't even get as far as the teaser, I was still looking at the title!
hsbanana90*us
Aug 20, 2006

ahh good one. the pattern was fairly easy to find..... but those numbers get jumbled in your head
rrn0rrnrrnY*us*
Sep 02, 2006

I was doing the 3xs more each as well. It seems whenever there is more than one answer to a teaser folks get pretty testy about it. I didn't mind seeing it in a different way.
teasermaster**
Dec 19, 2006

I was doing the same pattern jimbo was doing which was plus 4, plus 12, plus 36, etc.

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